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Featured Artist – Petra Lea

Petra Lea is a professional artist based in the UK and features in international publications and galleries. Based at The Electric Picture House Artists Cooperative in Cheshire. She exhibits throughout the UK and USA including New York, London and Oxford. Her artworks are housed in collections...

Artist of Influence – Frida Kahlo 1907 – 1954

A look at the life of Frida Kahlo through her artwork inspired by a visit to the marvellous exhibition at the V&A ‘Making Her Self Up’. An interesting and at times emotional journey through her life. The exhibition presented an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts, clothing...

Featured Artist – Laura H Elliott

Laura H Elliott is a contemporary, multi-media artist who is passionate about mixed-media painting and creating sculptural metal clay designs with genuine gemstones. Laura is the same in the arts as she is with life and learning, inquisitive and driven. Her work is a dichotomy of...

Featured Artist – Sarah Strachan

Artist Sarah Strachan is a self taught abstract artist who lives in Morecombe, Lancashire. Sarah work primarily with acrylics in there different forms and mixed media on canvas Sarah’s inspiration can come from anywhere, a thought, a feeling, her surroundings, the elements, the list is endless....

Featured Artist – John Bracey

John Bracey has in recent times been able to concentrate on his artwork full time. He states ‘I love every minute of it!’ John left school and went to art college for three years. He didn't pursue what was to be his...

Featured Artist – Michelle Hold

“I like to build bridges for others to see." For Michelle art is her life and passion. She bases her work on capturing the essence of feelings and emotions, the invisible eternal energy that surrounds and pervades the universe, focusing on beauty she considers to be...

Featured Artist – Susie Hall

Featured Artist - Susie Hall Susie immerses herself in her work, painting intuitively and imaginatively, allowing head and heart, hand and brush to join together in mysterious collaboration. She finds inspiration around her in nature and in cities – almost anything her eyes alight upon, resulting...

Is Exercising Being Creative?

I finally found the inspiration and did my first power walk of the Spring this morning. The alarms’ waves of harp music aroused me at 5.30am which gives me time to gently get myself together and be out just before 6am. So why do I do...

Artist of Influence – Georgia O’Keeffe

Artist of Influence – Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) Georgia Totto O’Keeffe was an America artist who’s was best known for her abstract paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers and New Mexico landscapes. O’Keeffe has been recognised as ‘the mother of American modernism’. Stating ‘The notion...

The Art of Creativity

‘You cannot use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have’. ~ Maya Angelou We all have the gift of creativity, it’s a seed planted within us waiting for the opportunity to emerge and transform into anything we choose. ‘We are all creative beings.’ ~Maya...

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